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Sports Network Limited intends to appeal the award.A fight against British boxing legend Chris Eubank was set up for the vacant WBO title on 11 October 1997, in Sheffield.Eubank said of Calzaghe in a 2006 interview that: "Joe is the proper article, a true warrior." Calzaghe conceded that Eubank, even in his comeback, gave him the toughest fight of his life.In 1998 he defended his title against Branco Sobot (winning by technical knockout in 3 rounds), Sobot, was a late replacement for American Tarick Salmaci, who pulled out after a row with his management.Calzaghe's critics said that he had not really been tested.Calzaghe said in reply that he could only beat whoever was out there and prepared to fight him.The fight with Collins was arranged, but at a late stage Collins withdrew because of injury, was stripped of his title, and then retired.Calzaghe split with promoter Frank Warren in June 2008 and announced that he would promote his fights personally for the remainder of his career.
However, he dominated the fight and knocked Salem down in the 12th round, winning comfortably on all three scorecards, 116–109,117–109,118–107.
Calzaghe was born in Hammersmith, London, England, to Sardinian Enzo Calzaghe and his Welsh mother Jackie. Calzaghe as the first person to be awarded the Freedom of Caerphilly, his home county, in 2009.
He attended Roots School System and still lives in the area.
Calzaghe then went onto fight Juan Carlos Gimenez (TKO in 10 rounds), a former opponent of both Nigel Benn and Eubank.
In 1999, Calzaghe started out by fighting his domestic rival, Robin Reid.